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  1. SiteMap - History Is Fun

    Administered by the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, an agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia that is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. Donations to the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) qualified charity under the United States Internal Revenue Code, fund engaging programs at both museums.

  2. Avalon Project - Notes on the State of Virginia

    An inspection of a map of Virginia, will give a better idea of the geography of its rivers, than any description in writing. Their navigation may be imperfectly noted. _Roanoke_, so far as it lies within this state, is no where navigable, but for canoes, or light batteaux; and, even for these, in such detached parcels as to have prevented the ...

  3. Don't Breathe the Moondust | Science Mission Directorate

    Silicosis, which used to be called "stone-grinder's disease," first came to widespread public attention during the Great Depression when hundreds of miners drilling the Hawk's Nest Tunnel through Gauley Mountain in West Virginia died within half a decade of breathing fine quartz dust kicked into the air by dry drilling--even though they had ...

  4. Luray Virginia Area Attractions | Luray KOA.

    New Market Battlefield State Historical Park. The Virginia Museum of the Civil War (VMCW) interprets the 1864 Battle of New Market with emphasis on the role of Virginia Military Institute Cadets and the Civil War in Virginia. Part of Virginia Military Institute museums which includes the VMCW, V.M.I. Museum and the Stonewall Jackson House.

  5. Duplin Roads Before Wallce, A History - Cape Fear Historical ...

    yellow fever epidemic of late 1862, Duplin Roads and other . unaffected areas shipped great quantities of fresh vegetables . and fruit to the stricken city to help alleviate the suffering. The Wilmington & Weldon was used extensively for troop. movements in eastern North Carolina throughout the war, and . relocating defenders to threatened areas.

  6. ATV & Off-roading - Almost Heaven - West Virginia : Almost ...

    Get A True Taste of West Virginia Along This Memorable Route. Less than three hours outside Roanoke, this stretch of West Virginia is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Shaped by the famous New River Gorge, you’ll find plenty of riverside activities, outdoor adventures and some of the most extraordinary views.

  7. History | Historical Documents | U.S. Mint

    Category Year Month Title Description; Annual Report: 1874: Transfer of Stamped Mint-Bars to the Treasury: Summarizes an act authorizing the keeping of part of the funds in the Treasury in stamped mint-bars, and applying them to the redemption of coin-certificates or in exchange for gold coins at no less than par or market-value.

  8. Scott Stadium - Wikipedia

    In addition, in contrast to Virginia's historical futility against Clemson prior to the 1990 game, as of 2013 UVA has beaten Clemson eight times (and tied once) since that 1990 win, although since 2004 the schools no longer play every year due to the Atlantic Coast Conference's expansion. November 3, 1990: #16 Georgia Tech 41, #1 Virginia 38

  9. Past RITA Winners

    Historical Romance: Long: A Wicked Kind of Husband by Mia Vincy Historical Romance: Short: A Duke in the Night by Kelly Bowen Mainstream Fiction with a Central Romance: How to Keep a Secret by Sarah Morgan Paranormal Romance: Dearest Ivie by J. R. Ward Romance Novella: Bad Blood by M. Malone

  10. Jan 25, 2013 - Old Norfolk, Va before the 1950's urban renewal a-bomb was dropped. Norfolk Harbor, Monticello Hotel